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Grenoble University Alpes, CNRS-SIMAP, Grenoble France
Phelma F - 1340 Rue de la Piscine 38400 Saint Martin d'Hères FRANCE
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Activités / CV

  • Research experience
2007-...Researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research(CNRS), SIMaP Laboratory
2006-2007: Postdoctoral position dedicated to a novel methode for the growinc Zinc Oxide single crystals, French Atomic Energy Commision (CEA)
  • Education
2003-2006: PhD in Materials science and processing. Dissertation title  "Polycristalline Silicon Carbide crystal growth", Grenoble Institute of Technology
2003: Postgraduate degree (1 year)  in Materials Science and Processing, Grenoble Institute of Technology
2000-2003: Engineer degree in Materials Science, Electrochemistry and Metallurgy - Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Electrochimie et d'Electrometallurgie de Grenoble (ENSEEG)
  • Research field and interests

Electromagnetic processing of materials

Materials processing, Materials for photovoltaics, Thermodynamic, High temperature and plasma processes
  • Main Publications
Altenberend, Chichignoud, Delannoy, E–H mode transition of a high-power inductively coupled plasma torch at atmospheric pressure with a metallic confinement tube, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 21(4), 045011 (2012).  
Beaudhuin, Chichignoud, Bertho, Duffar, Lemiti, Zaidat, Carbon reaction with levitated silicon - Experimental and thermodynamic approaches, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 133(1),284-288 (2012).  
Gélard, Chichignoud, Blanquet, Xuan, Cruiz, Jimenez, Sarigiannidou, Zaidat, Stability of High Temperature Chemical Vapor Deposited Silicon Based Structures on Metals for Solar Conversion, .J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2011, Vol. 11, p. 1-5. 
Santailler, Audoin, Chichignoud, Obrecht, Kaouache, Marotel, Pelenc, Brochen, Chemically assisted vapour transport for bulk ZnO crystal growth. Journal of Crystal Growth, (2010). 312(23): p. 3417-3424. 
Degoulange, Pelletier, Bournonville, Chichignoud, Delannoy, Trassy, Experimental Study of the Effect of Reactive Gas Injection Geometry in Atmospheric pressure Inductive Plasma Torch on the Chemical Efficiency. High Temperature Material Processes, 13 (3-4), 315-324, 2009,
  • Patents
Chichignoud, Blanquet, Gelard, Jimenez, Sarigiannidou, Zaidat, Weiss, Pons, Structure for forming non-planar solar cells with a photovoltaic conversion efficiency greater than 15%, WO 2012104535, Application WO 2012-FR50195 (2012).  
Santailler, Chichignoud, and Couchaud, Method for preparing zinc oxide (ZnO) polycrystals and single crystals on a seed by activated high-temperature sublimation and device for implementing it. 2009. WO 2009/123009 A1 (PCT/EP2009/0543334): 61 p.